• Course Code
  • CHC43315
  • Course Type
  • Accredited Course
  • Study mode
  • On Campus
  • Duration
  • 11 months
  • Starting Date
  • 2019
  • Location
  • Warragul
  • Traralgon
  • Bairnsdale
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Course Overview

This qualification reflects the role of workers who provide self-directed recovery oriented support for people affected by mental illness and psychiatric disability. Work involves implementing community based programs and activities focusing on mental health, mental illness and psychiatric disability. Work is undertaken in a range of community contexts such as community based non-government organisations; home based outreach; centre-based programs; respite care; residential services, rehabilitation programs; clinical settings; or supporting people in employment. Work is carried out autonomously under the broad guidance of other practitioners and professionals.

This course is delivered with a combination of online and on campus workshops.

Times

In class Traralgon: Thursday's 9am-3pm.

Bairsndale and Warragul students will study the majority of this course online with compulsory fortnightly workshops at:

  • Bairnsdale Campus: Monday 9am-3pm
  • Warragul Campus: Monday 9am-3pm

Qualifications and Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate IV in Mental Health.

Career Opportunities

Community Rehabilitation Worker, Community Rehabilitation and Support Worker, Outreach Officer, Mental Health Outreach Worker, Assistant Community Services Worker

Opportunities for Further Study

Further Information

Entry Requirements

  • 18 or over
  • Interview
  • LLN test
  • Clear Police and WWCC

Pre-requisites

Not Applicable

Online requirement

Participants will need access to a computer and an Internet connection.

Fees

Course Cost

VET Student Loans

Not Applicable for this course

Specialist Course Information

Police check and Working With Children Check required for placement

Placement

80 hours
Placement is arranged by: Institute

Pathway to Industry Licence

Not Applicable

Material and Equipment supplied by students

Students will need access to a computer and an internet connection

Student Services

Support is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.

Recognition of Prior Learning

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Course Structure

Course Modules

Unit Code

Unit Description

CHCCCS003

Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide

CHCCCS019

Recognise and respond to crisis situations

CHCDFV001

Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence

CHCDIV001

Work with diverse people

CHCDIV002

Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

CHCLEG001

Work legally and ethically

CHCMHS002

Establish self-directed recovery relationships

CHCMHS003

Provide recovery oriented mental health services

CHCMHS004

Work collaboratively with the care network and other services

CHCMHS005

Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues

CHCMHS007

Work effectively in trauma informed care

CHCMHS008

Promote and facilitate self advocacy

CHCMHS011

Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing

HLTWHS001

Participate in workplace health and safety

CHCAOD001

Work in an alcohol and other drugs context

Assessment

Written assignments, participation in forums, quizzes, case studies

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